Sapa adventure 2 days 3 nights will take you to some of the most remote and beautiful areas of the region. Here you will learn about the different ethnic minority groups in the region as you trek to the villages to meet the local people. Enjoy daily light hikes, taking in the spectacular views of the mountains and discover the most colourful hill tribe markets in the north of Vietnam.
Tour code: SP 2E
Departure dates: Everyday
Destination: Sapa, Northern, Vietnam.
Duration: 2 days
Night 1. Hanoi - Lao Cai - Sapa
Day 1: Lao Cai - Sapa
Day 2: Sapa Trekking - Train back to Hanoi
You will be collected by an English speaking guide who will take you from your hotel to Hanoi Train Station. You will then take the night train to Lao Cai Train Station.
Lao Cai - Sapa - Trekking to remote villages (B, L, D)
The train will arrive at Lao Cai Train Station at approximately 06:00 where a vehicle will be waiting to take you to Sapa. The drive to Sapa is only 33 km and takes roughly one hour. Once in Sapa, you will check into your hotel (early check-in is subject to availability) and have breakfast in the hotel restaurant. After breakfast, you will have free time to explore the town. You will meet your guide in the hotel lobby at 09:00 for a walking tour to the Y Linh Ho Village, which belongs to a H'mong community. Along the way, you will begin to see the incredible beauty of the area and meet many local people on their way to and from Sapa. In the village, you will have time to stop and socialise with the local families and find out more about the H'mong culture. After lunch, you will trek another three to four hours along buffalo trails to the villages of Lao Chai and Ta Van, which are home to H'mong, and Dzay people. You will stay overnight in Ta Van Village.
Sapa Trekking - Ha Noi (B, L, D)
After breakfast, you will explore Ta Van Village which is set amongst the rice fields. You will then set out on a 3-4 hour trek, through the stunning rural landscapes to Giang Ta Chai and Su Pan, home to H'mong and Dzay people. You will stop for a picnic lunch on the way in Giang Ta Chai village. You will then return to Sapa for the journey to Lao Cai Train Station. From here, you will take the 21:05 night train back to Hanoi, arriving at 06:00.
- We take you to the parts other can't reach!
From July to September, the climate is usually humid and hot.
From October to June brings cooler and more pleasant weather.
Our experienced and friendly Tour Guide(s) speak excellent English or French.
They are extremely knowledgeable about local cultures, history and the environment.
- 2 breakfasts.
- 1 lunches.
- 1 dinners.
We choose local ingredients, typical of the way people eat in the area, at local restaurants, markets or homes.
We also cater for Vegetarians but please request this at time of booking.
- Home stay (1 night)
- Overnight train (2 nights)
Clean and comfortable homestay/ hotel with moquito net provided.
Tour Price Includes:
+ English speaking guide
+ All transportation and transfers
+ Train tickets
+ Meals as indication
+ Entrance fees and permits where applicable
+ Bottle of water on coach.
Tour Price Excludes:
+ Pre & Post trip accommodation
+ Personal expenses
+ Tips and expenses
+ Travel insurance
What to take
+ Pack essentials, including light comfortable clothes suitable for outdoor activities, comfortable walking shoes. Take a small day pack for hiking and trekking.
+ It is essential to bring your passport on this trip. We also recommend packing: insect repellent, sun cream, raincoat and sun hat, towels, toiletries, flash lights, sunglasses & hat with shade..
Have a good journey!